Top 10 places to visit in Rajasthan

Are you looking for the best vacation destinations in Rajasthan? Read the list of best 10 holiday destinations in Rajasthan. If I missed any awesome places, let me know and I will add them to my list.

If you're keen to explore India's rich and beautiful history, including taking a tour of its architectural wonders, all you need to do is visit Rajasthan, a state that is said to have more history than the entire country put together.

This land of kings, forts and palaces, is enthusiastically jotted down into most travel itineraries thanks to its romantic past, vast arid deserts, exotic ruins and fascinating culture. A visit to its cities, including Jaipur, is never dull and the annual calendar always has an event or festival going on, and there is enough sightseeing and shopping to ensure that you're fully occupied. You can spend months touring this beautiful state, but if your itinerary is brief, then you can sample the remaining wonders of Rajasthan by visiting some of its best places, including some in our list below:

1. Jaipur

The best time to visit the capital city, Jaipur, is between October and March as temperatures are pleasant. This is a colourful city that boasts of ancient regalia and fascinating culture. Visit the bazaars, restaurants and cafes serving all kinds of cuisines in a single day.

2. Golden city - Jaisalmer

A metropolis glistening with sand-stones houses, forts and palaces, Jaisalmer is a lush oasis surrounded by desert. A major tourist spot, the city is a magnet of history, culture, architecture and heritage. The ancient by-lanes and lanes offer more curiosity to get discovered and their stories waiting to be told.

3. Udaipur – Lake city

The land of lakes and palaces, Udaipur is famous for being the most romantic city in India. Not only does its landscapes leave visitors mesmerized, but its neighbours, like the beautiful Aravalli and Lake Pichola makes you feel good and exceptional.

4. Bikaner – Rat temple

Bikaner is a crowded and noisy city that receives far fewer tourists than the better-known tourist attractions in Rajasthan. However, if you explore it further, you'll encounter more than enough attractions to keep you busy for a few days, such as the rat temple, one of Bikaner's peculiar sights.

5. Mount Abu

Mount Abu is located on a rocky plateau, and this means there is an ample space to explore in the surrounding areas. Nakki Lake is a must-visit attraction near Mount Abu, and you can explore the nearby hills in a rented boat.

6. Chittorgarh

The city of Chittorgarh boasts one major attraction, The Chittorgarh Fort. Situated on the banks of the Berach River, the fort is one of the largest in the country and is guarded by seven gates. Built in the 7th century, it is so expansive that seeing it in one single day is challenging.

7. Ranthambhore National Park

The Ranthambhore National Park is also a wildlife sanctuary, and it is famed globally for as a tiger habitat. You can book a safari on a small vehicle called a gypsy to explore the sanctuary and study the tigers up close.

8. Pushkar

The Brahma religion is based in Pushkar holy city. The religion forms one-third of the holy trinity in the Hindu religion. Their temple in the city is impossible to miss especially because of the loud chanting that takes place several times a day. Once a year the city comes alive with a camel fair and pilgrimage.

9. Amber Fort

Amber fort overlooks Maota Lake and its best known for its artistic display of Hindu elements. The Light and Sound Shows in the evening is a must-see attraction that draws crowds both local and visitors.

10. Sajjangarh Palace

Sajjangarh Palace or Monsoon Palace is one of the best places to visit in Delhi. Located on the peak of a hilltop, the one hundred and the thirty-two-year-old palace is much loved by many tourists.


Guest Author: Vikas Gautam25 May 2019

You missed Seven Wonders Park, Kota (Rajasthan). Must have been included in this list. Its awesome.

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